More Like Wheat Than Corn
This is another corn-teosinte hybrid, illustrating yet another stage of development. These heads of grain bear greater resemblance to heads of wheat than to ears of corn; yet their future possibilities are adumbrated in the swollen kernels and the tendency to discard the swaddling-cloth bracts.
This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 8 Chapter 1